Stephen Sprouse - Quotes

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Maybe if they all could he combined - art, rock and fashion. Those were always my favorite things. ---->>>

I don't know if it's a movement, but the only thing new that's happening is that I think music and art and video and fashion are all kind of thrown into one big ball that's on television, and people see that all the time - you see a fusion of all those things. ---->>>

I finished high school there and then I went to Rhode Island School of Design. ---->>>

I would just sketch everything that was being made for the collections. ---->>>

But after the time there I'd had it with fashion again, so I left to go to architecture school in a summer course at Harvard, which didn't last very long. ---->>>

I got to the point where I was sick of fashion again, like I was at the end of high school. ---->>>

I guess you just fall into things when to you're supposed to. ---->>>

The photograph, the clothes, the sets - this was about 1974, and I started hanging out with my friend Richard Sold, who was playing in a band with Patti Smith. ---->>>

I lived in town until I was eight and then I moved nearer the farmland, so I had a mixture. ---->>>

I watched television a little, but I mostly just drew and read magazines. ---->>>

That's how I taught myself how to draw - tracing the ads and petting new clothes on the models. ---->>>

I just really wanted to do art, except when I was taking those photographs of people I would make the clothes that I would photograph them in so I could control the whole thing. ---->>>

Then I moved down to the Bowery to this building where Debbie Harry lived. It was there that I started combining some clothes for her and continued doing the art and photography. ---->>>

I grew up in Columbus, Indiana, a kind of industrial and farmland place. ---->>>

When I went to college, I wasn't interested in fashion anymore - I was interested in art. ---->>>


Born: 09-12, 1953
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio
Die: 03-04, 2004
Occupation: Designer

Stephen Sprouse (September 12, 1953 – March 4, 2004) was a fashion designer and artist credited with pioneering the 1980s mix of "uptown sophistication in clothing with a downtown punk and pop sensibility".(wikipedia)